After a virtual wait outside the istore my boss’s iphone 2.0 arrived. Having unboxed and activated it, he handed his obsolete iphone 1.0 on to one of his sons, who, flouting the warning:
You must be at least 17 years old to download this game
This new iphone 2.0 is a company phone and other lucky company phone users where I work have switched to iphones. The must-have feature which precipitated this decision was not the sleek design, the clever interface, nor even the amusing accelerometer, but rather the more utilitarian microsoft exchange email integration — a feature my boss tried out on holiday in the Alps. Some bug in the system (or, more probably, in the integration of various systems) caused
firstname.lastname@example.org to get spammed with ten copies of the same photograph.